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Water issues and solutions

Partnership goes without saying for the Moroccan water sector - 11/02/2012 - Michel Neumuller avec le FME

MOROCCO. Abdellaziz Taariji represented the Kingdom’s water and sanitation SMEs at the World Water Forum in Marseilles. He urges Moroccan companies to make a great effort at exporting and at co-operating in multinational partnerships. Version française

The network, a major solution for the SMEs - 10/30/2012 - Michel Neumuller, avec le Forum Mondial de l'Eau

Four business networks in Europe, America and Africa will use the occasion of the World Water Forum in Marseilles to establish a global “network of networks” designed to allow SMEs to move forward together in international water and wastewater services markets.
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A platform for all “solutions” concerning water - 10/30/2012 - Michel Neumuller, avec le Forum Mondial de l'Eau

The Sixth World Water Forum is an opportunity to collect hundreds of contributions from large organisations and private individuals in western capitals or rural areas of the Maghreb region. In order to give them all a chance, a team is running an internet platform in Marseilles.
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Rational management of water resources cannot withstand mass tourism - 10/30/2012 - Michel Neumuller

Several local studies demonstrate this: expensive investments, pumping of aquifers, discharging wastewater into the environment: tourist centres are not "sustainable". Version française

Maghreb farmers trained to use water wisely - 10/30/2012 - Michel Neumuller

Is it possible to reduce agricultural water use by 50% while maintaining production in family-run farms in Morocco and Algeria? A long-term, cooperative action rises to the challenge.
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